The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a final lifeguard qualifier will be held for the 2023 season. Testing is required for anyone wishing to work as a lifeguard at any New York state park. It will take place as follows:
√ 2-6 p.m. June 28 at Hamburg Middle School, 360 Division St., Hamburg.
A press release stated, “Prior to employment, successful candidates must be at least 15 years of age and must furnish proof of completion of CPR for the professional and completion of the American Red Cross lifeguard training, which includes first-aid, with a certificate for the waterfront module or equivalent courses. Successful candidates will also need a physician's certification of adequate physical fitness, including a minimum of 20/40 uncorrected vision after receiving a conditional job offer.”
Lifeguard positions in the Niagara Region will be available at Beaver Island, Woodlawn Beach, Evangola and Fort Niagara state parks, and will pay between $20 and $24 an hour.
For further information or to register for the test, contact Benjamin Paquette at 716-475-6419 or [email protected].